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We Are All Children of God

We are each children of a loving God. As we study the character of our Heavenly Parents we can strive to develop their attributes, to become as they are in our journey here on earth. This lesson will teach this principle through activities and video and scripture discussion questions.

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➤ L E S S O N

Open the lesson with a song and a prayer.

🎶 O P E N I N G S O N G : "I Am a Child of God"

➤ P R E P A R A T I O N

Gather some seeds! Packets of seeds (with photos on the outside), and more than one type of seed would be ideal. But something as simple as some popcorn kernels will work.

(*If you don’t have access to seeds or popcorn kernels, you can find pictures of different types of seeds and their parent plants on the internet.)

➤ I N T R O D U C T I O N

Lay out the seeds on a table or on the floor, and label each type. Invite everyone to examine the different types of seeds. (*Or show pictures of seeds and their parent plants that you found on the internet.)

As the children look at the seeds, discuss the following questions.

1) What are these? (Seeds!)

2) Where do the seeds come from? (From the original plant! Explain that corn seeds come from corn, pumpkin seeds come from pumpkins, etc.)

3) If you plant these seeds in some soil and take care of them, what will happen? (They will each grow and become the same plant that they each came from!)

4) If we are children of Heavenly Father, what do